2019 CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL EVENTS

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J.Lawrie Bloom Retires as Artistic Co-Director of the Chesapeake Chamber Music Festival After the 2019 Season. Catherine Cho Steps Up as Artistic Co-Director in 2020.

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Week 1 Artists

Catherine Cho, Violin
Daniel Phillips, Violin/Viola
Yura Lee, Viola
Marcy Rosen, Cello
Peter Stumpf, Cello
Tara Helen O’Connor, Flute
J. Lawrie Bloom, Clarinet
June Han, Harp
Robert McDonald, Piano
Ieva Jukubaviciute, Piano

Week 2 Artists

Catherine Cho, Violin
Carmit Zori, Violin
Maiya Papach, Viola
Marcy Rosen, Cello
Peggy Pearson, Oboe
Diane Walsh, Piano

Trio St. Bernard

Brandon Garbot, Violin
Zachary Mowitz, Cello
Sahun Hong, Piano

Artists and program selections are subject to change.

 

Festival News

Chesapeake Music’s 2019 Chamber Music Festival to Feature Enchanting Musical Pairings

J.Lawrie Bloom Retires as Artistic Co-Director of the Chesapeake Chamber Music Festival After the 2019 Season. Catherine Cho Steps Up as Artistic Co-Director in 2020.

Jonathan Palevsky Returns with Pre-Concert Commentary at 2019 Chamber Music Festival

Chesapeake Chamber Music Festival Offers Romantic Interlude at Academy Art Museum

Chamber Music Festival Spotlights Harp and Flute Pairing

Chamber Music Festival Gala To Honor J. Lawrie Bloom

A Schumann Love Story Told Through Chamber Music

Chamber Music Gala at Temple B’nai Israel to Honor J. Lawrie Bloom

Chamber Music Festival Returns to Christ Church, Cambridge for Piano and Oboe Pairing

Youthful Trio St. Bernard Returns to Easton as Chesapeake Chamber Music Competition Winner

Chesapeake Chamber Music Festival Returns to Cambridge

Interview with J. Lawrie Bloom and Don Buxton

The Spy Interview with J. Lawrie Bloom

 

Catherine Cho and Robert McDonald – Beethoven Violin Sonata no.7-1st mov

 

Yura Lee (viola) and Ieva Jokubaviciute (piano) perform Schubert Arpeggione Sonata in A minor, D821

Mozart Concerto for Flute and Harp K.299 (II) / Delphi

Brahms: Double Concerto in A minor with Daniel Phillips & Marcy Rosen

J. Lawrie Bloom in Performance – Video Credit: Michael Walters and the WSWS.ORG

Diane Walsh plays Schubert’s Sonata in A Minor Op. 42, D. 84

BAE Dvorak F-minor Trio, Opus 65

J.S. Bach, Chorale Prelude on Nun kom der heiden Heiland

Shostakovich: Trio No. 1, Op. 8 – Trio St. Bernard

WEEK 1

Tuesday, June 4 at 5:30 PM

Concert: Christ Church, Easton
Reception: Mason’s Redux 2017, Easton

Festival Opening Extravaganza!

Marcy Rosen will be honored at this concert with the presentation of the Marcy Rosen Cello Chair endowed by Michael and Ella Bracy.

Ludwig van Beethoven Violin Sonata No. 4 in A minor, Opus 23
Antonín Dvořák Piano Trio No. 4 in E minor, Opus 90 “Dumky”
Catherine Cho, Marcy Rosen, Robert McDonald

Wednesday, June 5 at 10:00 AM

Open Rehearsal:  Academy Art Museum, Easton
No Charge

Thursday, June 6 at 5:30 PM

Concert: Academy Art Museum, Easton

Romantic Interlude

Louise Farrenc Trio in E-Flat Major, Opus 44 for clarinet, cello and piano
J. Lawrie Bloom, Marcy Rosen, Ieva Jokubaviciute
Claude Debussy Prélude à l’après midi d’un faune for flute and harp (arr. Judy Loman)
Tara Helen OConnor, June Han
Johannes Brahms Piano Quartet in C minor, Opus 60
Robert McDonald, Daniel Phillips, Yura Lee, Peter Stumpf

Saturday, June 8 at 7:30 PM

Concert: Prager Family Auditorium, Easton

Spotlight: Flute and Harp!

Friedrich Kuhlau Flute Quintet in D Major, Opus 51
Tara Helen O’Connor, Catherine Cho, Yura Lee, Daniel Phillips, Marcy Rosen
Maurice Ravel Introduction and Allegro for harp, flute, clarinet and string quartet
June Han, Tara Helen O’Connor, J. Lawrie Bloom, Catherine Cho, Daniel Phillips, Yura Lee, Peter Stumpf

Intermission 

David Bruce Eye of Night for flute, viola and harp
Tara Helen OConnor, Daniel Phillips, June Han
Carl Maria von Weber Introduction to the Dance for harp, flute, clarinet and string quartet (arr. Todd Palmer)
June Han, Tara Helen O’Connor, J. Lawrie Bloom, Daniel Phillips, Catherine Cho, Yura Lee, Peter Stumpf

Sunday, June 9 at 4:00 PM

Concert and Buffet Reception: Temple B’nai Israel, Easton

Festival Gala!

At this concert, J. Lawrie Bloom will be celebrated as founder and Co-Artistic Director of the Chesapeake Chamber Music Festival as he retires after 34 years. Catherine Cho will be welcomed as the Co-Artistic Director with Marcy Rosen beginning in 2020.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Trio in E-flat Major, K. 498 “Kegelstatt”
J. Lawrie Bloom, Yura Lee, Ieva Jokubaviciute
Claude Debussy Trio for flute, viola and harp
Tara Helen OConnor, Daniel Phillips, June Han
Antonín Dvořák Piano Quartet No. 1 in D Major, Opus 23
Ieva Jokubaviciute, Catherine Cho, Yura Lee, Marcy Rosen

 

WEEK 2

Tuesday, June 11 at 10:00 AM

Open Rehearsal: Academy Art Museum, Easton
No Charge

Wednesday, June 12 at 5:30 PM

Concert: Academy Art Museum, Easton

Love Story

Clara Schumann Trio in G minor, Opus 17
Diane Walsh, Carmit Zori, Marcy Rosen
Robert Schumann Piano Quintet in E-flat Major, Opus 44
Diane Walsh, Carmit Zori, Catherine Cho, Maiya Papach, Marcy Rosen

Thursday, June 13 at 5:30 PM

Concert and Reception: Christ Church, Cambridge

From Rags to Riches

Peggy Pearson and Diane Walsh in Recital
Franz Schubert Rondo in A Major, D. 951
Johannes Brahms Rhapsody Opus 79, No. 2 in G minor
Johannes Brahms Intermezzo Opus 118, No. 2
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Sonata in A Major, K. 402 for oboe and piano
Douglas Lilburn Sonatina No. 1 for piano
John Psathas Waiting for the Aeroplane for piano
William Bolcom Graceful Ghost Rag for oboe and piano
George Gershwin Three Preludes for oboe and piano

Friday, June 14 at 7:30 PM

Concert: Trinity Cathedral, Easton

Romancing and Dancing

Clara Schumann Romances for oboe and piano, Opus 21
Peggy Pearson, Diane Walsh
Maurice Ravel Duo for violin and cello
Catherine Cho, Marcy Rosen

Intermission

Béla Bartók Romanian Folk Dances, Sz. 56, (arr. Sahun Hong)
Antonín Dvořák Piano Trio No. 3 in F minor, Opus 65
Trio St. Bernard – Winner of the 2018 Chesapeake Chamber Music Competition
Brandon Garbot, Violin; Zachary Mowitz, Cello; Sahun Hong, Piano

Saturday, June 15 at 4:00 PM

Concert and Reception: Oxford Community Center followed by a reception

The Art of the String Quartet

Felix Mendelssohn Quartet in A minor, Opus 13
Catherine Cho, Carmit Zori, Maiya Papach, Marcy Rosen
Robert Schumann String Quartet in A Major, Opus 41, No. 3
Carmit Zori, Catherine Cho, Maiya Papach, Marcy Rosen

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